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1953

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2015

2022

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Cup and Saucer with Harbor Scenes Cup And Saucer

This is a Cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5.8 × 8.4 × 10.6 cm (2 5/16 × 3 5/16 × 4 3/16 in.) H x diam.: 2.4 × 14.2 cm (15/16 × 5 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer with Harbor Scenes Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 5.8 × 8.4 × 10.6 cm (2 5/16 × 3 5/16 × 4 3/16 in.) H x diam.: 2.4 × 14.2 cm (15/16 × 5 9/16 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-138-a,b

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